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The 10th Asia Pacific Cooperative Minister’s Conference will be held from April 18 to 21, 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The theme for the conference is: “Visioning Ahead to 2030: Promoting Stronger Partnerships between Government and Co-operative Stakeholders in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” The 10th Co-operative Ministers’ conference will highlight the ways in which cooperatives are contributing to achieving the SDGs; explore ways to strengthen partnerships between Governments and Co-operative Stakeholders; and draw a road map to realizing the potential of co-operatives in sustainable development. The conference will be attended by Ministers in charge of cooperatives, representatives of governments, ICA-AP member organizations, and international development agencies.


A website has been created for the conference - The site has information about hotels, visa procedure and other details. Please visit this site regularly as we will regularly update information. Please reach out to Ms. Tran Thu Hang, Vice Director International Cooperation Department, VCA at and Ms. Savitri Singh, Program Director, ICA-AP, at in case you have any questions.  


Click here for Program ScheduleBackground Paper  Brochure and Draft Declaration-APCMC.